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  • proper n. A rock at the most westerly tip of the Isles of Scilly facing the Atlantic Ocean and housing a lighthouse; supposedly the smallest island in the world.


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  • The smallest island in the world with a building on it (a lighthouse), according to the Guiness Book of World Records. It's a Rock.

    December 5, 2013